More From The Newport Flower Show

During my visit to Newport, RI, I went back to the Newport Flower Show on Saturday for more fun and inspiration…

Newport Flower Show

Newport Flower Show

The front lawn was full of gardening ideas.  Local landscape professionals created charming vignettes that accented the approach to Rosecliff…

Newport Flower Show

The landscape firms were invited to design and install a garden reminiscent of The White City, the central fairgrounds of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

The stipulation was that all floral color must be white…

Newport Flower Show

Newport Flower Show

Garden vendors displayed their wares in booths on the front lawn.  I was not able to spend much time perusing the shops but did find myself drawn into Garden Stone Art & Antiques…

Newport Flower Show

Newport Flower Show

 

 

Rosecliff was the birthplace of the American Beauty Rose which became the inspiration for the theme of the 20th anniversary of the Newport Flower Show – American Beauty.  Garden Stone Art & Antiques did a fabulous job paying homage to the theme with their clever displays…

Newport Flower Show

The culmination of our visit to the show was a luncheon and lecture featuring Peter Hatch, Director of Gardens and Grounds at Monticello for 35 years…

Newport Flower Show

my only regret is that I didn’t have more time to spend soaking up all the delights of the Newport Flower Show…

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  1. It is amazing to think that at one time the homes probably had full-time gardeners…the flower show looks beautiful.